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Posted Aug. 14, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

Volunteers needed for Pedal the Penobscot

BANGOR — Organizers of the Bangor Land Trust fundraiser Pedal the Penobscot are seeking volunteers to help with the event.

The ride will begin Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Bangor Waterfront and end there with a celebratory barbecue on the outdoor patio of the Sea Dog Restaurant.

Event organizers announced they have added a new 50-mile route. Riders who opt for this route will depart the waterfront at 8 a.m.

Other ride lengths to choose from are 14, 28, 76 and 100 miles.

To ride, sponsor or volunteer for the event, sign up at bangorlandtrust.org or contact the land trust office at 942-1010 or info@bangorlandtrust.org.

 

Brewer High School reunion

BANGOR — The Brewer High School class of 1968 will hold its 45th class reunion 5-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road.

For information, contact Gail Metcalf Hipsky at 735-3438 or go to brewerhighschool1968.com to register.

 

Tommyknockers and More Tour

BANGOR — The Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the Tommyknockers and More Tour at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, leaving from the Bangor Waterfront.

The tour is billed as the world’s only literary tour focused on the famed author Stephen King of Bangor.

The tour consists of a narrated one and a half-hour drive through the city, or the fictional city of Derry in “It,” and features numerous spots in Bangor that have direct connections to parts of King’s writings.

Organizers said tour participants will indulge in the inspirations of Stephen King’s writings as well as the rich history of Bangor. They will experience how Stephen King summed up his thoughts on childhood and monsters through his experiences specific to the city of Bangor.

Other sites also will be visited on the tour, including examples of the King’s charitable giving and some of Bangor’s most historical sites.

For information about the tour and the cost, call 947-5205,  email info@visitbangormaine.com  or go to VisitBangorMaine.com.

 

Nominees needed

BREWER — The city of Brewer will celebrate its annual Brewer Days Program with a full

schedule of community events Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6-8.

As part of the program, a Brewer Citizen of the Year Award and a Brewer Business of the Year Award will be presented to a resident and a business singled out for volunteer service to the community during the past year. The festival planning committee is seeking nominations for these awards.

Nominations may be submitted in writing to: Brewer City Clerk’s Office, 80 North Main St., Brewer, Maine 04412.  Nominations may also be submitted by e-mail to pryan@brewermaine.gov.

The nomination should contain the name and address of the person or business nominated and a brief explanation as to why that person or business is being nominated.  The person making the nomination should also include his or her name and address.

Forms may be obtained through the city clerk’s office. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, Aug. 23.

For further information, contact the city clerk’s office.

 

Early registration

HERMON — Morita’s School of Dance  announced that early registration for dance, zumba, ballroom and yoga classes will take place 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the studio, 2256 Route 2. For information, call-848-5083.

 

Book launched

VEAZIE — Phyllis Georgina Rose announced the publication of her book “Once Within A Lifetime,” a historical Christian romance set in Paris.

For information, email Rose at phyllisgeorginarose@gmail.com.

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